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Five-patch Poppy

MGEV Carlotta Ehmen of Walton County recently sent me this lovely contribution to the 40th anniversary commemorative quilt project: Her note shared the story of the square: This 5-patch poppy quilt square is in honor of the “Poppy Lady,” Moina Belle Michael, who was a native of Walton County (Good…
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Will your agent be chosen?

For the first time ever, an award is being offered to agents who extend consumer horticulture programming through MGEV programs. Sponsored by GMGA, this award seeks to recognize and reward excellence in programming and volunteer management. Applications became available to agents on August 1, 2019, through GACAA, the statewide professional…
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Congrats to Cobb County!

Georgia was well-represented at the International Master Gardener Conference last month in Valley Forge, PA. Congratulations to Cobb County for securing a first-place award in the research category of the national Search for Excellence awards program! I will be sharing their project story in upcoming posts. It’s not too early…
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2018 EMG National Report is LIVE!

Extension Master Gardener Volunteers support Consumer Horticulture programming all across the country. We know that you are dedicated and capable individuals with an unsurpassed enthusiasm for all things plant-related. This national report, put together every other year, confirms this! Thank you for partnering with Extension to share plants and horticulture…
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Quilt Project Update

We have our first quilt square for our commemorative quilt! I received it in the mail this week from Reba Wilson, on behalf of MGEVs in Walton County. This absolutely made my day to open this and see such a unique creation! Thanks, Reba! In case you missed what we…
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40th Anniversary Celebration of the Georgia Master Gardener Program

Master Gardeners from across the state and UGA Extension representatives gathered at the State Botanical Garden of Georgia to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Georgia Master Gardener program.  Dr. David Gibby, former Extension agent in Washington State and the person credited with establishing the first Master Gardener program, was…
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